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Workshops & Seminars

12February

What to Think About When Creating a New Website - DigitalBoost

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 This workshop will take you right from the beginning in curating your business website. From the need to determine website objectives, the importance of knowing who your audience is, setting clear calls to action and creating engaging content to measuring success. It will help you start to create your brand’s visual identity online, your site’s blueprint and how you can structure your site map. You will learn what’s involved in registering and maintaining your site content and options for hosting it.

13February

Social Media Basic Marketing

Location: Dunfermline When: 09:30 to 12:30 This course introduces delegates to social media for business and explains how it fits in with their overall marketing strategy.This course introduces delegates to social media for business and explains how it fits in with their overall marketing strategy. Find out how to identify the best choice for your business, work out what sort of content to post and how to measure the effectiveness of your efforts."

18February

Pinterest, Instagram and Photography for Business - DigitalBoost

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 Move from being a beginner to knowing enough to gain commercial benefit from the use of Pinterest and Instagram. Learn which type of audience you can reach via each platform and the factors and analytics such as cost and timing of posting images and how that can maximise impact.Discover the basic ‘does and don’ts’ of taking your own pictures, processing them and uploading them onto digital platforms. See some real life examples of posts that demonstrate good, bad and indifferent use.

19February

Business Expenses and Capital Allowances

Location: Dunfermline When: 09:30 to 12:30 Find out what allowable business expenses are and how to work out your tax allowances. How to recognise the most common types of allowable business expenses, the different ways to work out your motoring expenses and the capital allowances for cars, other vehicles and equipment.

24February

Newly Self-Employed - The Basics

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 Find out how to register your business with HMRC, what is meant by employment status and the different classes of NI contributions. You will also find out how to create and maintain a basic record keeping system and understand the tax return cycle, payments to HMRC and possible penalties.

25February

Social Media Advanced Marketing

Location: Dunfermline When: 09:30 to 12:30 This course takes the experienced social media user to the next levelThis course takes the experienced social media user to the next level. From examining a wider range of social media channels, assessing social media management tools through to monitoring your competitors. You’ll also find about the metrics you should be watching and get top tips on the rules you shouldn’t break.

26February

An Introduction to Running Your New Business

Location: Dunfermline When: 14:00 to 15:00 An informal session where you can find out more about starting up in self employment.  What you need to know, who can help and what services can you access.  In 1 hour you can find the answers to these questions and meet others who are in the same situation.    

02March

Start Up - Business Planning, Finance, Marketing Workshop

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 This workshop covers the business planning process including how to prepare your business plan, produce a cashflow forecast and find out what sources of finance are available. You will also find out about marketing, how to identify your target customers, the strengths and weaknesses of your competitors and how to carry out basic market research. You can book this event Online or call 01592 858333 to reserve your place

02March

Start Up - Business Planning, Finance, Marketing Workshop

Location: Glenrothes When: 18:00 to 21:00 This workshop covers the business planning process including how to prepare your business plan, produce a cashflow forecast and find out what sources of finance are available. You will also find out about marketing, how to identify your target customers, the strengths and weaknesses of your competitors and how to carry out basic market research. You can book this event Online or call 01592 858333 to reserve your place

03March

Get Real Results From Your Website

Location: Dunfermline When: 09:30 to 12:30 What makes a good website? And how can you make your website deliver results? This course explains this from both a human and technical point of view.